New At The Dentist: 3D Printing “Dental Crowns While You Wait”

If you have ever had a dental crow, you know that the whole ordeal takes time. You have impressions made, a temporary cap, and a wait while the lab produces your permanent crown. 


But wait- there is an solution to make the whole procedure more efficient.


A new system is being used by a handful of dentists to scan patients’ teeth and create crowns for them while they wait. A process that normally takes two weeks, now only takes an hour.

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